neck disability index


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neck disability index,

n in chiropractic medicine, parameter used to monitor the progression of a patient throughout the treatment period. Specifically, this questionnaire evaluates changes in a patient's function and measures a self-evaluated disability as a result of neck pain. Each of the 10 items receives a score from 1 to 5; therefore the maximum score that can be attained is 50. It is recommended the questionnaire be administered at the initial point of contact. At least a five-point change is needed to determine a development or progression in therapy that is clinically meaningful. Also called
NDI.
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Psychological factors in the use of the neck disability index in chronic whiplash patients.
Pain intensity was examined by a Visual Analog Scale [10] and function was measured with Neck Disability Index (NDI) both pre-treatment and post-treatment by self- administered questionnaires.
For preoperative and postoperative clinical evaluations Neck Disability Index (NDI) and Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) were used.
Reliability and responsiveness of the Dutch version of the Neck Disability Index in patients with acute neck pain in general practice.
Pre-assessment will be taken prior to the commencement of treatment with self-report outcome measures of VAS, neck disability index, and range of motion with goniometry.
Other measurements included the Neck Disability Index (NDI), the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) as a report of pain and Patient Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) to assess function.
the Neck Disability Index (NDI), the WAD Symptom List, the Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS), the Pain Coping Inventory (PCI), and the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia (TSK).
The patient completed two functional outcome measures, the Neck Disability Index (34) and the Neck and Upper Limb Index, (35) and also a Fear Avoidance Belief Questionnaire physical activity subscale (FABQPA).
1) Patient had a Neck Disability Index (NDI) of 32 which corresponds to severe disability.